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allayed

(ă-lād′)
Diminished in severity; mitigated, moderated.
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However, the council's cabinet member for culture, leisure and tourism, Councillor Sheelagh Clarke, said the plans have allayed her fears.
But concerns over production stoppages were allayed yesterday as market experts said the disruption to the Mexico state-owned oil company - one of America's largest suppliers - was likely only to be temporary.
McKinney's book is enlightening because she applies an impressive background in conflict management--she has worked with the Harvard Negotiation Project and served as a monitor for the first democratic election in El Salvador--to common issues that divide African American churches, such as female leadership, homosexuality and the move toward nondenominational "megachurches" Recognizing that conflict is a necessary and potentially productive component of a relationship, McKinney offers strategies that allow voices to be heard, fears to be allayed, and people to demonstrate their faith in God.
Martin allayed fears that adopting MBI won't yield competitive results for PWRDF funds.
Morton said: "I would very much like to meet business organisations and any individual companies who may have concerns so that fears can be allayed.
holding company; however, concerns regarding its weak tangible capital base are somewhat allayed by the implied support of BNP.